In today’s UChicago weekly alumni e-mail I was pleased to see one of the top links exclaim that an Oregonian had won a Questbridge Scholarship to UofC. The article in the Oregonian went on to explain Jesse Rojo’s various struggles and triumphs that have taken him from a deprived area of Hillsboro to a free… Read More Brain Drain
Spent nearly six hours walking around Leeds today. That is with stops at the chippy, the barber, and the pub, of course. Saw very deprived neighborhoods (heaps of trash on a staircase on an estate in Armley that wouldn’t be out of place in the third world), mixed neighborhoods (the student area, so aptly named… Read More Urban Hiking Guidelines
Serial Localism working definition: The act of living in many different places of one’s choosing over the course one’s life, immersing oneself in the local (at whatever geographic scale one determines that to be) in order to better understand and solve global problems. #livingthecontinuum #breadthanddepth #theoryandpractice #21stcenturyliving #geographiesofscale See Objective page for more detail.